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Employer: Sedgwick County
Division: Maintenance Services
Job Title: Custodial Team Leader
Salary: $11.342 Hourly

Veterans' Preference is available for this vacancy.
To receive Veterans' Preference, you must supply a copy of your DD214 to the Human Resources department at Sedgwick County after applying.

Job Description:

Job Objectives:

Coordinates and participates in the cleaning and daily preventative maintenance tasks of all building and structures in public use assuring the facilities are clean, safe, and operational.


Essential Job Functions:

Coordinates custodial workers

  • Plans, assigns and checks work
  • Instructs and trains in methods and procedures
  • Makes recommendations regarding employee performance

Tracks inventory of supplies

  • Accurate count of supplies
  • Record of supplies used
  • Order necessary supplies when needed


  • Dusts chairs, tables, shelves and other furniture or equipment, cleans carpet and upholstery
  • Washes windows, walls, woodwork, and venetian blinds
  • Cleans and sanitizes bathrooms; strips and refinishes resilient floors



Customer Focus:  Makes customers/clients and their needs a primary focus of one’s actions; makes a conscious effort to include diversity of input in all decisions; shows interest in and understanding of the needs and expectations of internal and external customers (including direct reports); acts with customers in mind and strives for continuous improvement in products and services. Gains customer trust and respect; meets or exceeds customer expectations.

Ambition:  Demonstrating desire and dedication to achieve goals.   Endeavor to succeed and excel. Possess a desire for change, improvement, and personal accomplishment. Strive to exceed standards and expectations. Pursue work with passion, energy, drive, and a strong accomplishment orientation. Accomplish tasks even when conditions are difficult or deadlines are tight

Communication:  Clearly conveys and receives information and ideas through the appropriate methods and media for target audiences in a manner that engages the listener, helps them understand and retain the message, and invites response and feedback. Ensures appropriate stakeholders are kept informed and that information shared is accurate and timely.  Demonstrates good written, oral, and listening skills.

Adaptability:  Adapts well to changes in assignments and priorities; adapts behavior or work methods in response to new information, changing conditions, or unexpected obstacles; approaches change positively and adjusts behaviors accordingly; focusing on being part of the solution.

Detail Oriented:  Ensures information is complete and accurate; follows up with others to ensure that agreements and commitments have been fulfilled.   Follows process steps as outlined in standard operating procedures.  Reviews materials to ensure they are accurate, clear, and concise.  Performs follow-up to ensure quality of work product and/or actions are completed.


 Job Standards:

Educational Requirements:  High School Diploma or equivalent

Years of Experience:   Three years custodial experience or any equivalent combination of training and experience which provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.


Physical Requirements of Position:

Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 30 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

The employee is required to have visual acuity to determine the accuracy, neatness, and thoroughness of the work assigned (i.e., custodial, food services, general laborer, etc.) or to make general observations of facilities or structures (i.e., security guard, inspection, etc.)


Testing/Screening Requested:

DCF, KBI, FBI fingerprinted background checks.  Pre-employment screen for alcohol and drugs.



Floor buffer/scrubber, ride-on chariot, vacuum, hand tools, light power tools, pressure washer, ladders, pallet jacks, etc.  Computer software - Outlook Email.


Work Environment:

Usual working days/hours:  Sunday - Thursday, 9:00 p.m. to 5:30 a.m.

Location of work:  Juvenile Detention Facility & Juvenile Residential Facility

The employee is subject to both environmental conditions. Activities occur inside and outside.


*Please note this job posting is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice*

*This position may be filled or closed to further application without notice. Must be at least 18 years of age to work for Sedgwick County*

It is the policy of Sedgwick County not to discriminate in its programs or services provided to the general public, including employment and all other activities, on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, sex, age, disability, veteran status or any other similarly protected status. Sedgwick County is committed to making the application, interview, and pre-employment testing process accessible to persons with disabilities. If you wish to volunteer information regarding any special assistance you may need, please notify Crissy Magee, Sedgwick County ADA Coordinator, by phone (316) 660-7056, TDD (Kansas Relay at 711 or 800-766-3777), or email at crissy.magee@sedgwick.gov. Do not send resumes or application status request or employment questions to this email or phone number. This information is provided only for those requiring ADA assistance. Applications must be submitted on www.hrepartners.com. You will be contacted should the department feel that you are a qualified candidate. Sedgwick County will prohibit the hiring of spouses and/or immediate family members within the same department, but not within the County structure.

Vacancy Number: 20004212

Open Date: 2/1/2019 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 3/18/2019 11:59:59 PM